A SS is an identifier. So if the SS is tied to past, present or future health or payment info its PHI. As for whether its safe to email, that's an internal decision. But our company has determined its not safe for us. Hope that helps. Deborah Campbell -Original Message-From:
I would say no, because there are places on the Internet, etc. where you may be able to connect the SSN to a person's identity. Vicki Hohner FOX Systems, Inc. 360-970-6856 360-352-4584 Information transmitted is confidential and may be proprietary to FOX Systems, Inc. It is intended only for
: (907)561-1684 -Original Message-From: Dan Hoskins [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 12:41 PMTo: WEDI SNIP Privacy Workgroup ListSubject: RE: SS# and e-mail Dana, "not tied to any other personal identifiers" is a can of worms.